government shutdown

Dayton Seeks Minnesota Shutdown Protection From Court
Gov. Mark Dayton has filed a petition in Ramsey County court laying out services that he says must be preserved if state government shuts down July 1. The petition filed Wednesday asks the court to order that things like police, emergency and disaster response and public health functions be continu…
Stearns County To Take Wait And See Approach To Government Shutdown
The state Department of Human Services is notifying 42,500 child care assistance recipients and providers that they might lose their benefits if the government shuts down July 1st. In Stearns County, Human Services Administrator Dave Rooney says there are hundreds of families affected but they have …
Army Corps Would Fight Minn. Floods In Shutdown
Most federal employees in Minnesota would be furloughed if a government shutdown happens; but the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Paul District is a different story. The Army Corps is charged with responding to emergencies, so workers in Minnesota would continue to lead flood efforts across the sta…